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A: Length of the pet from tip of nose to base/root of the tail. (not till the full length of the tail)
B: Height from ground to elbow joint.
C: Width across shoulders or the widest point (whichever is the greater)
D: Height of the animal in natural standing position from ground. Till top of the head or ear tip.
Based on the above A, B, C & D measurements, you can decide the kennel size required for your pet. Before, you proceed further, a word of caution. The calculated kennel dimensions are of INTERNAL DIMENSION OF THE KENNEL and you should add a min of 3 to 4 inches more to arrive at the external dimension of the travel kennel.
In case of Brachycephalic (Snub Nose) breeds, some airlines recommend opting for kennel size 10% larger than required, as per the measurements above; whereas some airline insist on opting for one size larger than the normally required kennel size.
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